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Poster: Alison OK Date: Nov 24, 2018 10:20am
Forum: news Subject: Forbes: Television And Geography As Big Data: Mapping A Decade Of Television News

What happens when we begin to think of all information as data that can be explored to yield new insights into our world? What would it look like to take nearly a decade of CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC television broadcasts and two years of BBC News broadcasts and run them through sophisticated natural language processing algorithms to identify every mention of a location on earth in their coverage and then create a series of maps that visualize the places we hear about when we turn to the news? What would those maps look like and what might they tell us about what we see when we turn on our televisions each day?

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